Salman Khan gave a sudden treat to fans when he announced his Eid 2021 release in the form of Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali. The film will be directed by Farhad Samji and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. While those details were given away, fans were excited to know who the leading lady in the project will be. However, the mystery is now over as Pooja Hegde is officially a part of the project.
Producer Sajid Nadiadwala himself announced the big news in a recent interview. For the unversed, last year itself, we saw Nadiadwala and Pooja Hegde collaborate for Akshay Kumar’s multi-starrer comedy, Housefull 4. The filmmaker seems to be super impressed with her work, which led to the beauty grab her 3rd Bollywood biggie post Mohenjo Daro with Hrithik Roshan and the aforesaid film.
In an interview with Mumbai Mirror, Nadiadwala opened up about it all as, “Having worked with Pooja in Housefull 4, we felt she was a perfect fit for this film. She has an amazing screen presence and will make for a good pair with Salman Khan. They will bring freshness to the story.”
Furthermore, the makers have already planned for workshops in order for the duo to break the ice before the project goes on floors. This will happen in the second half of the year, specifically during October, which brings another good news for Salman Khan fans.
It is now being said that Salman is looking for another script, in between the time span he has after the Radhe: India’s Most Wanted Bhai’s wrap and Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali. Which means another announcement just may be on the cards!
The actor also has Kick 2, which he will begin working on post the wrap up of Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali.
Are you excited to witness Salman Khan and Pooja Hegde’s chemistry on the big screens?